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Programs Offered

The Dance Shoppe provides your child(ren) with a variety of different programs. Below are the programs we offer.

Please note: In participating in our programs you agree to our Terms of Service, Release, Payment options, and Notes as published here: www.thedanceshoppe.com/terms

Registration - Click here to register for our programs. Notice registration for Summer Programs & Competitive Tryouts begins March 1st, registration for Recreational Programs begins May 1st, registration for RAD Ballet Programs begins mid-August, and registration for Competitive Programs begins after tryouts in August.

Class Schedules - Click here for schedules.

Dance Attire - Click here for the required dance attire.

Summer Camps

Summer Camps: Age 2 years and up - Our popular Summer Dance Camps include Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Acro-Jazz, Hip-Hop, Musical Theater, Zumba and much more.
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Acro

Acro: Age 5 and up - Based on technique from the BATD, DMA, PAEC and CDTA syllabi, dancers are working on controlled movements which combine gymnastics and jazz. Movements such as walkovers, handstands and limbers are just part of this exciting class.
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Ballet

Ballet: Age 3 years and up - Based on technique from the RAD syllabus, dancers are taught classical elements along with character and free movement work. Focus is on building strength, flexibility and alignment through ballet technique.
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Contemporary

Contemporary: Age 10 and up - Based on a combination of techniques including Jazz, Ballet and Modern. Dancers are working to portray a character or tell a story through their movement and expression.
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Hip Hop

Hip Hop: Age 5 years and up - Based on street style dance and choreographed to contemporary music using styles like hip hop, funk and free-style. This type of dancing is seen in music videos.
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Jazz

Jazz: Age 5 years and up - Based on jazz technique from the BATD, DMA, PAEC and CDTA syllabi, dancers are working to achieve various jumps, turns as well as increase their flexibility.
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Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre: Age 7 years and up - Based on the portrayal of a character through lip synching, this form of dance incorporates elements of jazz technique along with drama.
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Tap

Tap: Age 5 years and up - Based on tap technique from the BATD, DMA, PAEC and CDTA syllabi, dancers are working progressively with different rhythmical elements, in conjunction with different steps to build a vocabulary of movement.
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Tumbling

Tumbling: Age 2 to 4 years - Based on technique from the BATD, DMA, PAEC and CDTA syllabi, dancers are working on controlled movements which combine gymnastics with Ballet and Creative Movement. The focus is on building strength, flexibility and alignment through dance technique along with working gross motor skills.
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Competitive Programs

Competitive Programs: Age 5 years and up - The Purple Thunder Competitive Dance team is an Award Winning team that competes on the National and International dance scene. We are proud to have three levels of competitive dance programs.

Competitive Tryouts

Part Time: Part Time competitors are dancers who wish to train at a higher level of commitment but will not exceed a total of 6 hours per week with a minimum of 2 hours a week. Ballet is not mandatory. Dancers try out for this program at the TDS Part Time Tryout.

Full Time: Full Time competitors are dancers who wish to train at a higher level of commitment. They will need to participate in the mandatory classes. Dancers will train a minimum of six or more hours per week. Ballet classes are mandatory along with technique classes. Dancers try out for this program at the TDS Full Time Tryout.

Elite Program: Elite Dancers are dancers who are fully committed to competitive dance and will train 15 to 20 hours plus per week. This program is by invitation only. Dancers must be already part of the TDS Full Time Competitive program. Dancers will need to participate in their mandatory ballet and technique classes and will compete in all forms of dance.

Competitive Tryouts: to become a competitive dancer you first need to Tryout
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Dance Quotes

To live is to dance,
to dance is to live.

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Summer Hours

July 10-14
9:00 am
 -
1:30 pm
July 17-21
9:00 am
 -
5:00 pm
Aug 8-11
9:00 am
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5:00 pm
Aug 14-18
9:00 am
 -
5:00 pm
Tuesday Evenings (starting July 4)
Tuesdays
4:00 pm
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8:30 pm

Contact Information

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The Dance Shoppe Ltd.
725 Main Street East
Milton, Ontario L9T 3Z3
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